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Netanyahu: Israeli Intelligence Helped Australia Stop Airliner Attack

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday Israeli intelligence services had prevented the downing of an "Australian airliner" as part of wide-ranging international intelligence-sharing but...

February 21, 2018 5:02 pm

Jewish Groups Mourn Passing of US Christian Evangelist Leader Billy Graham

A number of prominent Jewish groups issued statements of mourning on Wednesday following the death of US evangelist Billy Graham. The American Jewish Committee (AJC) called Graham a "longtime friend of the organization" who was a...

Expert: Russia’s Condemnation of Iran’s Anti-Israel Threats Shows Kremlin Sees Jewish State as the ‘Main Actor’ in Region

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has condemned a top Iranian official’s threat to destroy Tel Aviv and kill Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a move that an Israeli expert sees as proof that Russia now...

US National Security Adviser Warns Companies: Don’t Do Business With Iran

Companies should avoid doing business with Iran for fear of inadvertently subsidizing terrorism, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said this past weekend. In his speech at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, McMaster cited the power of...

February 21, 2018 11:53 am

US Think Tank Draws Attention to Political Censorship by Tech Companies

JNS.org - The Middle East Forum continued its campaign for tech companies to stop politically censoring...

February 21, 2018 10:31 am

Polish Minister Sees ‘Catharsis’ in New Holocaust Law

Patryk Jaki, the politician behind Poland's new Holocaust law, wants to end what he calls...

February 21, 2018 9:32 am

Intel Said to Be Planning $5 Billion Investment in Israel by 2020

Chipmaker Intel Corp plans to invest $5 billion to expand production at its Kiryat Gat...

February 21, 2018 9:21 am

US Envoy Visits Beirut, Mediating in Israel-Lebanon Dispute

A senior US diplomat met Lebanon's foreign minister on Wednesday in Beirut as part of a...

February 20, 2018 1:54 pm

At Security Council, Haley Tells Abbas: I Will Not Shut Up, US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Will Not Change

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley upbraided Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the...

February 21, 2018 5:02 pm

Netanyahu: Israeli Intelligence Helped Australia Stop Airliner Attack

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday Israeli intelligence services had prevented the downing of an "Australian airliner" as part of wide-ranging international intelligence-sharing but gave...

February 21, 2018 4:51 pm

Jewish Groups Mourn Passing of US Christian Evangelist Leader Billy Graham

A number of prominent Jewish groups issued statements of mourning on Wednesday following the death of US evangelist Billy Graham. The American Jewish Committee (AJC) called...

February 21, 2018 3:04 pm

Expert: Russia’s Condemnation of Iran’s Anti-Israel Threats Shows Kremlin Sees Jewish State as the ‘Main Actor’ in Region

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has condemned a top Iranian official’s threat to destroy Tel Aviv and kill Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a move...

February 21, 2018 12:23 pm

US National Security Adviser Warns Companies: Don’t Do Business With Iran

Companies should avoid doing business with Iran for fear of inadvertently subsidizing terrorism, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said this past weekend. In his speech at the...

February 21, 2018 11:53 am

US Think Tank Draws Attention to Political Censorship by Tech Companies

JNS.org - The Middle East Forum continued its campaign for tech companies to stop politically censoring material, warning on Tuesday about the recent trend of the...

February 21, 2018 10:31 am

Polish Minister Sees ‘Catharsis’ in New Holocaust Law

Patryk Jaki, the politician behind Poland's new Holocaust law, wants to end what he calls a misleading culture of shame surrounding his country's treatment of...

February 21, 2018 9:32 am

Intel Said to Be Planning $5 Billion Investment in Israel by 2020

Chipmaker Intel Corp plans to invest $5 billion to expand production at its Kiryat Gat plant in Israel in the next three years, Israeli Economy...

February 21, 2018 9:21 am

US Envoy Visits Beirut, Mediating in Israel-Lebanon Dispute

A senior US diplomat met Lebanon's foreign minister on Wednesday in Beirut as part of a US shuttle diplomacy effort to resolve tensions between Israel and...

February 20, 2018 1:54 pm

At Security Council, Haley Tells Abbas: I Will Not Shut Up, US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Will Not Change

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley upbraided Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN Security Council on Tuesday, saying, “I will not shut...

February 20, 2018 12:27 pm

Palestinian Leader Abbas at UN Security Council: ‘Israel Occupied Our Territories in 1948’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas appeared to endorse the idea that all of Israel is illegally-occupied territory in a speech he delivered at a UN...

February 20, 2018 9:52 am

Trump Backs Effort to Improve Gun Background Checks

The White House said on Monday that President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a...

February 19, 2018 4:35 pm

British Labour Activist Who Called Jews ‘Zios’ Expelled From Party; Jewish Groups Call for Further Action

Jewish groups in Britain are hailing the Labour Party’s expulsion on Sunday of a virulent anti-Israel activist, but warned that further steps needed to be...

February 19, 2018 10:24 am

Lavrov: Reports of Hundreds of Russians Killed in Syria Attempt to Exploit War

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that reports that hundreds of Russian mercenaries had been killed in Syria recently were an attempt to...

February 19, 2018 9:26 am

Swastikas, Slurs Daubed on Polish Embassy in Tel Aviv Amid Ongoing Holocaust Bill Row

Swastikas and profanities were daubed on the entrance to Poland's embassy in Israel on Sunday after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Jews, as well...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the dietary laws...

Features

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

How the IDF Is Preparing for a Multi-Front War

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) plan designed to prepare it for the challenge of multiple-front warfare is now entering its third...

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...

Opinion

Remembering the Danes’ Heroic Holocaust Actions

On February 13, 2018, Prince Henrik -- husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe -- died at the age of 83. Many Jews recall the courage of the Danish royal family, and the entire Danish...

Israel

Netanyahu Asks Visiting NFL Players to ‘Fight’ for Israel

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday with seven NFL players as they concluded a six-day whirlwind tour of the Jewish state and told them that they should...

Middle East

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, Arabs Have Failed...

JNS.org - In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily...

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